Thor Congratulates Ryan Villopoto

EL CAJON, CA – September 10, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Thor would like to congratulate Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto on his 2011 450 National Championship. Villopoto capped off a championship-winning 2011 season this weekend at Pala Raceway just outside of San Diego, Calif. in veteran style.

The championship is Villopoto’s second of the season, following his 2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross title, and the sixth of his professional career.  Villopoto has now established himself as the most dominant rider in the sport, and Thor MX is proud to have been there throughout his journey to the top.  Congratulations Ryan on a fantastic season, and best wishes at the Motocross of Nations!

About Thor Motocross
Thor is one of the originators of motocross apparel. When Torsten Hallman made his first U.S trip to race and promote motocross in 1966, he inadvertently started to develop Thor riding gear. Thor is a hardcore, grass roots company that understands what it takes to reach the top and more importantly, how to stay there. It is one of a few companies with over 40 years experience in the motocross marketplace.

Thor, a house brand company for Parts Unlimited, combines design and marketing with superior distribution to reach it’s thousands of dealers and consumers priding ourselves on key selling features like quality, strength and performance. Thor is more than a brand. It is a lifestyle.

About Parts Unlimited
Parts Unlimited is the world’s largest distributor of aftermarket accessories in the powersports industry and is owned by LeMans Corporation headquartered in Janesville, Wisconsin. Parts Unlimited sells to over 12,000 dealerships world wide and continues to expand its market penetration with its sister companies, Parts Canada, Parts Europe and Drag Specialties.

Parts Unlimited continues to promote racing through its campaign WE SUPPORT THE SPORT®, helping to drive consumers to dealerships, while entertaining its dealers through hospitalities at the events it sponsors.